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The List of Restricted Joint Bidders published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2011, covered the period November 1, 2010, through April 30, 2011. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28449 Group I. Exxon Mobil Corporation, ExxonMobil Exploration Company. Group II. Shell Oil Company, Shell Offshore Inc., SWEPI LP, Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Inc., SOI Finance Inc., Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. Group III. BP America Production Company, BP Exploration & Production Inc., BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., Group IV. Chevron Corporation, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Midcontinent, L.P., Unocal Corporation, Union Oil Company of California, Pure Partners, L.P. Group V. ConocoPhillips Company, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., Phillips Pt. Arguello Production Company, Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company LP, Burlington Resources Offshore Inc., The Louisiana Land and Exploration Company, Inexeco Oil Company. Group VI. Eni Petroleum Co. Inc., Eni Petroleum US LLC, Eni Oil US LLC, Eni Marketing Inc., Eni BB Petroleum Inc., Eni US Operating Co. Inc., Eni BB Pipeline LLC. Group VII. Petrobras America Inc., Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. Group VIII. Statoil ASA, Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC, Statoil USA E&P Inc., Statoil Gulf Properties Inc. Group IX. Total E&P, Inc. Dated: April 27, 2011. Michael R. Bromwich, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2011–12023 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 28450 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 17, 2011 / Notices The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on June 8–9, 2011 at the American Institute of Architects Building, 1735 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be held in the Gallery Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: —FGDC Update. —Transportation for the Nation. —Census Update. —Parcel Data. —National Map Users Conference. —NGAC Action Plan. —Subcommittee Reports. The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on June 9. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703–648–6283, amaher@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by June 3, 2011. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited due to room capacity. DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 8 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 9. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey (206– 220–4621). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC and the meeting is available at http:// www.fgdc.gov/ngac. SUMMARY: and 94–579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of the Interior, will meet in formal session on Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108. There will be a field trip on Friday, June 3, details of which will be posted on the DAC web page, http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/ rac/dac.html, when finalized. Agenda topics for the Saturday meeting will include updates by council members and reports from the BLM California Desert District manager and five field office managers. In addition, the agenda will include updates on special recreation permits, council subgroups, and renewable energy. Final agenda items will be posted on the DAC web page listed above. [FR Doc. 2011–12028 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] All DAC meetings are open to the public. Public comment for items not on the agenda will be scheduled at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning. Time for public comment may be made available by the council chairman during the presentation of various agenda items, and is scheduled at the end of the meeting for topics not on the agenda. While the Saturday meeting is tentatively scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the meeting could conclude prior to 5 p.m. should the council conclude its presentations and discussions. Therefore, members of the public interested in a particular agenda item or discussion should schedule their arrival accordingly. Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting for the California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes. BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: May 11, 2011. Ivan DeLoatch, Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD01000 L12200000.AL 0000] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: David Briery, BLM California Desert District External Affairs (951) 697–5220. Dated: April 29, 2011. Teresa A. Raml, California Desert District Manager. [FR Doc. 2011–12084 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council BILLING CODE 4310–40–P Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92–463 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 May 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO300000.L1430000] Notice of Meeting Cancellation Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On April 21, 2011, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a notice in the Federal Register [77 FR 22414] announcing a public meeting in connection with a proposed withdrawal to be held on Monday, May 23, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office. The BLM has cancelled the meeting. The BLM will reschedule the meeting later. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Resseguie, BLM, by telephone at (202) 912–7337, or by e-mail at linda_resseguie@blm.gov. SUMMARY: Michael D. Nedd, Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 2011–12098 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV9230000 L13100000.FI0000 241A; NVN–75955; 11–08807; MO#4500021010; TAS 14x1109] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Sandridge Energy, Inc., for noncompetitive oil and gas lease NVN–75955 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by rental due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid leases have been issued affecting the lands. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 95 (Tuesday, May 17, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28449-28450]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-12028]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on 
June 8-9, 2011 at the American Institute of Architects Building, 1735 
New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be held in 
the Gallery Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from 
governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, 
was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee on 
management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the 
National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at 
the meeting include:

--FGDC Update.
--Transportation for the Nation.
--Census Update.
--Parcel Data.
--National Map Users Conference.
--NGAC Action Plan.
--Subcommittee Reports.

The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on June 9. 
Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the 
public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please 
register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703-
648-6283, amaher@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by June 3, 2011. 
While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited 
due to room capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 8 and 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 9.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey 
(206-220-4621).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC 
and the meeting is available at http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: May 11, 2011.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2011-12028 Filed 5-16-11; 8:45 am]
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